Equestrian Estate in Tavares, Florida

Elegant equestrian estate near the central Florida communities of Lake Jem and Mount Dora awaits the discerning buyer for this astounding 152 acre property. Offering a 7/8 mile race track, 3 barns with a total of 52 horse stalls, multiple paddocks and pastures, hot walker areas – this training facility has it all. The breathtaking tree-lined drive brings eager anticipation for the principal residence awaiting. Not to be disappointed, you are welcomed into the elaborate courtyard entrance delivering you through the hand carved mahogany door to the stunning home with pool, tennis court and summer kitchen beyond. A great retreat or full time home for any buyer – large enough for entertaining, yet set apart for privacy. The kitchen is equipped with high end appliances and custom cabinetry. The

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Christie’s Education London

Christie’s Education London is situated in the heart of London between Regent’s Park, the British Museum, The Wallace Collection and The National Gallery. It is well provided with teaching spaces including five lecture theatres, seminar rooms, a dedicated museum, student common room and library with a Learning Resources Centre equipped with computer and printing facilities. In 2018 Christie’s Education will relocate from its current home near Regents Park to rejoin its Auction colleagues at 85 Old Brompton Road in South Kensington in a specially designed space currently undergoing a major refurbishment. We are very excited to be based in London’s Museum District. Christie’s Education Limited is approved by The Open University as an appropriate organisation to offer higher education

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Quiet Lake Estate—A 154 Acre Luxury Residence in New Canaan and Wilton, Connecticut

See Complete Listing: Set against a scenic landscape of verdant countryside, a classic Tudor-style mansion and pristine state-of-the-art equestrian facilities offer the ultimate haven of privacy and relaxation. With a provenance that dates to 1926, this estate was completely rebuilt in 1988 and now sets the benchmark for luxury real estate in the Gold Coast towns of New Canaan and Wilton, Connecticut. This exceptionally private property is now offered for sale by Christie’s International Real Estate exclusive Affiliates The Higgins Group and Barbara Cleary’s Realty Guild. For more information, please visit

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Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Auction 2017: Selected Thai Properties

Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Auction 2017 during 23-29 November 2017. The selected Thai properties for showcase are Penthouse at Monument Thong Lor, 98 Wireless 3-Bedroom Duplex, Khun by Yoo 2-Bedroom, Penthouse at Baan Mai Khao Phuket, and Pong Yang Vingt villa.

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Incredible Tropical Villa in the Jungle of Costa Rica—Mono Lisa

Location: Drake Bay, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica US$1,695,000 This amazing 3-bedroom/3- full bath turn-key villa offers the ultimate experience in adventure and tranquility. A rare find located on 500 feet of pristine Pacific Ocean where the rainforest meets the sea, the expansive 1 acre plus grounds feature beautiful tropical gardens and fruit trees, 2 beaches perfect for swimming, a cave, and a natural jetty with expansive mountain and bay views. Whale and dolphin sightings are a treat, and scarlet macaws and monkeys visit the almond trees that shade the golden sand beaches. The contemporary 4,200 sq. ft. villa was built in 2008, and designed by renowned architect Ronald Zurcher to create a lifestyle of tropical luxury in a true paradise setting. An impressive foyer leads to soaring flo

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Christies African Art auction discussed.

“We no longer do the same job” was the comment from a dealer speaking about the African art sales that took place in Paris- the capital market for tribal arts- days after the auctions from Christie’s, December 13,2011 and the one at Sotheby’s on the 14th. Why did he say this? Well Because of the already high estimates for the main lots went up to 3 times for the end results.

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Welcome to Christie’s

In two and a half centuries, Christie’s has become the world’s leading art business, expanding its reach far beyond the company’s London headquarters and allowing clients to acquire or sell works internationally — at auction, through private sales and online. 2016 sees Christie’s celebrate its 250th anniversary, as well as 30 years in Asia and 10 years in Dubai. As Christie’s celebrates the landmark year, we take a behind-the-scenes look at our salesrooms across the globe. Find out more at

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What makes ART valuable? 2011 BBC Documentary – Top 10 Paintings

What makes art valuable? 2011 BBC Documentary – Top 10 Paintings What makes a piece of art worth tens of millions dollars at auction? A number of things, but not always the things you’d think. BBC’s The World’s Most Expensive Paintings chronicles the world’s ten most valuable paintings, by way of journalist Alastair Sooke’s guided tour of the collectors, locales, and Christie’s and Sotheby’s auction houses that link these great pieces of art together. One of the more intriguing phenomena touched on in the film is the concept of provenance, which is the added value a piece of art has above and beyond what it otherwise would be worth due to the prestige and/or wealth of its previous owners. A painting previously owned by David Rockefeller, an example covered in the lower half of the top te

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Christie’s auctioning collection of Robert de Balkany

The vast and varied collection of art and artifacts owned by Hungarian business tycoon and polo player Robert de Balkany goes to auction at Christie’s in London Wednesday and Thursday, March 22 and March 23.

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Betsy Bloomingdale and the Art of Entertaining

As Hollywood prepares for the 89th Academy Awards and the party season hits full swing, we pay tribute to the First Lady of entertaining, ahead of the second part of the Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style auction on 5 April. Read more at ‘Entertaining is not a frivolous endeavour,’ wrote Betsy Bloomingdale in her book Entertaining with Betsy Bloomingdale: A Collection of Culinary Tips and Treasures from the World’s Best Hosts and Hostesses. ‘I believe it is one of the great essentials of life.’ The legendary socialite and philanthropist kept a record of every dinner party she hosted from 1959 until her death in 2016. These notebooks contained lists of her guests, copies of the menus,

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